28th Oct 2019

The Trinity Hall of the Central University was filled with  about 700 young people from  11 Senior High Secondary Schools in Accra, Tema, Ada and Akosombo for the maiden EduCamp and High School Praise. The educational and musical event which was a collaborative effort between the University and the Nii Okai Ministries (NOM)  left patrons very excited and looking forward earnestly for the next edition in 2020.

EduCamp and High School Praise is an outreach event designed to give Senior High students a unique opportunity to interact with the University and have a stinct of life on the University campus while meeting faculty members who will provide educational and career counselling to them. The EduCamp and High School praise event also affords the students the platform to exhibit their musical skills as each school's choir gets the chance to perform during the event. 

After the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Professor John Ofosu-Anim welcomed participants to serene campus of Central University, he told them that the University was happy to have them visit and encouraged them to study hard in order to qualify to pursue university education here at Central University. He assured them that the faculty and facilities available are well trained and equipped to deliver excellent services to them.

The Acting Dean of the Central Business School, Dr. Adelaide Kastner also made an engaging presentation on the topic 'Why Study At Central University'. She convinced the participants that a decision to study at CU will be one they would not regret because the University is always putting processes in place to break its previous records. She mentioned some successes chocked in the past including being the Socrates Prize for the Best University in 2014 and the Presidential Prize for the Best University in 2015. She added that the University boasts of state of the art facilitites and laboratories with many instances of lecturers, students and alumni excelling in various fields of endeavor across the world.

Two lecturers from the Schools of Architecture and Design and the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Miss Ninnette Quaofio and Dr. Joseph Ocran respectively, presented programmes, entry requirements and job prospects within their schools to the students. They also answered questions from participants. The School of Architecture and Design also mounted an exhibition of projects by students. Participants also had a brief tour of the Miotso campus.

Nii Okai Ministries (NOM), a music outreach ministry in Tema who partnered with the University spearheaded the High School Praise portion which featured various school choirs and band performing. The Harbor City Mass Choir also ministered in song during the event. 

Pastor Nii Okai made an Alter Call the gave a number of the students the opportunity to accept the Jesus as their Lord and Saviour whiles others rededicated their lives to God. Brilliant musical talents were displayed during the event on saturday 27th October 2019 with each participating choir picking a gift item sponsored by the Nii Okai Ministry during a surprise 'lucky dip'.

The participating schools for the maiden EduCamp and High School Praise programme were Akosombo International School, Ghana Christian International School, Life International School, Tema Senior High School, Our Lady of Mercy Senior High School, Tema Methodist Day Senior High School, West African Senior High School, Accra Wesley Girls Senior High School, Sege Technical Senior High, Ada Senior High School and Labone Senior High School.

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